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Category: Management

Mercedes-Benz USA Names Tobias Waldeck Head of Daimler Truck Financial

Mercedes-Benz USA Names Tobias Waldeck Head of Daimler Truck Financial

| October 17, 2019

Exciting time for trucking and for Daimler Trucks North America brands Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, a leading automotive financial services provider announced the appointment of Tobias Waldeck as vice president of the company’s business unit, Daimler Truck Financial. Daimler Truck Financial provides innovative and flexible financial and insurance services for fleet owners, owner/operators, municipal, vocational customers and dealers […]

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Randy Guillot Elected 75th Chairman of ATA

Randy Guillot Elected 75th Chairman of ATA

| October 10, 2019

Triple G Express President to Direct Nation’s Preeminent Trucking Group  The Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations elected Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, the federation’s 75th chairman. “It is an honor and a privilege to be elected as chairman of ATA,” Guillot said. “I look forward to spending the […]

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ATA Calls for Common Sense Approach to Liberalizing Marijuana Laws

ATA Calls for Common Sense Approach to Liberalizing Marijuana Laws

| October 9, 2019

Trucking Group Backs Comprehensive Approach to Address Legalized Recreational Pot The Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations endorsed a new set of policies aimed at helping the industry continue to safely operate in an environment where more states are liberalizing laws related to the recreational use of marijuana. “ATA has long been an […]

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Kodiak Robotics Hires Industry Veteran from Lyft to Lead Hardware Division

Kodiak Robotics Hires Industry Veteran from Lyft to Lead Hardware Division

| October 9, 2019

Jamie Hoffacker, formerly with Google and Lyft’s Level 5 Self-Driving Division, to focus on advancing Kodiak’s self-driving technology Kodiak Robotics, a startup developing self-driving technology to revolutionize long-haul trucking, today announced that Jamie Hoffacker has joined the company as head of its hardware division. Hoffacker will lead a growing team responsible for developing the cutting-edge capabilities necessary […]

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ATA President Calls on Industry to Focus on Solving Future Challenges

ATA President Calls on Industry to Focus on Solving Future Challenges

| October 8, 2019

Spear Announces Elevation of Tort Reform and Marijuana as Top Issues The American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear urged the Federation to work together, and with anyone who is willing to work with trucking, to continue shaping a strong, positive future for the industry. “As an association that puts its members, industry and country first, […]

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Driver Shortage, Hours-Of-Service Rules And Driver Compensation Top The List Of Industry Concerns

Driver Shortage, Hours-Of-Service Rules And Driver Compensation Top The List Of Industry Concerns

| October 7, 2019

For the third year in a row, the driver shortage is the top-ranked issue for trucking fleets, as they struggle to recruit and retain qualified drivers The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research institute, unveiled its annual Top Industry Issues report, which includes the list of the top ten critical issues facing […]

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